Information about Krýsuvík

 

Krysuvik is a geothermal area in the Reykjanes peninsula in Southwest Iceland, situated in the middle of the fissure zone on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge.

At Krysuvik you may see all kinds of solfataras, fumaroles, hot springs and mud pots. The soil is colourful, giving of hues of green, red and bright yellow. We also recommend the crater lake Graenavatn, with its luminous green colour, Kleifarvatn, Reykjanes's largest lake and the birdcliff Krysuvikurberg, nesting place of around 77 thousand sea birds, including kittiwake, auk, fulmar and gull.

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Attractions nearby Krýsuvík

Seltún Geothermal Area

Wikimedia. Creative Commons. Credit: Rosino.  Seltún Geothermal Area is but one part of the much larger geothermal area, Krýsuv&ia...

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Grænavatn

Credit: Wikimedia, Creative Commons, Photo by G. Mannaerts  Grænavatn is a small lake on the Reykjanes Peninsula, known for its vivid colo...

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Spákonuvatn

Spákonuvatn is a beautiful crater lake on the Reykjanes Peninsula, surrounded by the haunting lunar landscapes that define this region. Loca...

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Krýsuvíkurbjarg

Krýsuvíkurbjarg is a bird cliff in the southern part of the Reykjanes peninsula.  During summer, this sea cliffs host over 60,00...

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Kleifarvatn

  Kleifarvatn is the largest lake on the Reykjanes peninsula in Southwest Iceland,  9,1 km², as well as one of Iceland's deepest l...

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Keilir

Mt. Keilir is a volcanic mountain, southwest of Hafnarfjörður, and is the most recognisable landmark on the Reykjanes Peninsula. For vis...

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Ögmundarhraun

Photo from Wikimedia, Creative Commons, by Reykholt Ögmundarhraun is a lava field on the southern side of the Reykjanes Peninsula, which was for...

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Selatangar

Photo from: The Ruins of Selatangar.  Selatangar is one of the few coastal fishing stations that still exists in Iceland, found in the south of ...

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Helgafell

  Helgafell is a farm and church site, by a 73 m hill of the same name, and located on Thorsnes, south of Stykkisholmur on Snaefellsnes peninsul...

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Kapelluhraun

Kapelluhraun is a young lava field housing the ruins of a Catholic chapel, situated on the Reykjanes peninsula in southwest Iceland.  The lava...

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Leiðarendi Cave

Leidarendi is a lava tube located in the Tvibollahraun lava field, close to the Blue Mountains in Southwest Iceland, about a 25 minutes drive from Rey...

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Svartsengi

  The Svartsengi Power Station is a geothermal powerstation on the Reykjanes peninsula. Its energy, as of 2007, measures at 76.5 MW, with abou...

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Búrfell

Búrfell is a mountain in the south of Iceland, situated along the western boundary of Þjórsárdalur Valley. Geology and his...

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Stóri-Bolli

Stori-Bolli is a crater south-east of Hafnarfjordur town about half an hour drive from Reykjavik. From this crater flowed the lava field Storabollahra...

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Strandakirkja

  Ca. 15 minutes drive eastwards from Krysuvik, by the sea is the old church Strandakirkja in Selvogur. The sea waves there are breathtakin...

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Grindavík

Grindavík is a fishing town on the south side of the Reykjanes peninsula.   The town has one of the most active fishing industries in the...

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Blue Lagoon

The Blue Lagoon is a geothermal spa found on the Reykjanes Peninsula in southwest Iceland. The Blue Lagoon is the most popular visitor attraction in...

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Hafnarfjörður

  Hafnarfjordur is a port town of around 26.100 people around 10 km from Reykjavik, and is Iceland's third largest town.  Nature &...

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Hópsnes

Hopsnes (a.k.a. Thorkotlustadanes) is a small peninsula in Grindavik in Southwest Iceland. Many ships have stranded at Hopsnes and can be seen from t...

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Þríhnúkagígur

The crater Thrihnukagigur, east of the Blue Mountains in Southwest Iceland offers the unique experience of exploring the inside of a volcano. Go here...

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Tours near Krýsuvík

Reykjanes Peninsula Tour | Lava Landscapes & Blue Lagoon

Join this tour of the scenic Reykjanes peninsula where you'll visit geothermal hot spots, lava......

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Countless Craters Helicopter Tour

Take flight over the lunar landscapes of the Reykjanes Peninsula with this breathtaking......

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The Golden Circle & Blue Lagoon Day Tour | No Bus Changes, No Detours

Join this tour to head straight to all the most interesting sites of south-west Iceland,......

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Reykjanes Tour in Small Group | Optional Drop Off at the Blue Lagoon or Keflavik Airport

Enjoy the many geological marvels and geothermal wonders that reside on the Reykjanes Peninsula.......

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冰岛旅拍婚纱照写真 |雷克雅未克出发|一日跟拍

在冰岛旅游期间,拍一组梦幻纯美的婚纱照,私奔到世界尽头。冰岛本地摄影师跟拍,打造您的境外蜜月旅拍,极具个性化,文艺清新,与具备艺术感的冰岛大自然融为一体。极致的冰岛风景前,拥吻最爱的人。无论您是......

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Reykjanes Express Airport Tour

This tour begins on a unique note, as we visit the Bridge Between Continents, a bridge that......

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3 Day Winter Self Drive | Hot Springs and Northern Lights

Book this 3-day self-drive tour to explore Icelandic hot springs, geothermal areas, and the......

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Lava Caves Exploration and Super Jeep Tour | Reykjanes Peninsula

Jump aboard this Super Jeep tour to explore the geological wonders of the Reykjanes Peninsula,......

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6 Day Summer Self-Drive | Hidden Gems under the Midnight Sun

Enjoy Iceland with this 6-day summer self-drive tour where you’ll find out what’s hidden in the......

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The 'Hour of Power' | Volcanic Helicopter Tour

Harness the power of flight with this comprehensive helicopter tour across the stunning and......

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West and South Iceland Day Tour | History, Culture and Nature

Come along on this exciting tour in a small minibus to explore historical, cultural and natural......

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Custom Stop Over Tour | Reykjavik Area

Make the most of your stopover in Iceland with this easily customisable sightseeing tour,......

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South Coast Day-Tour with Northern Lights Hunt

Hop on a specially modified 4x4 SUV with a local guide for this day tour of the South Coast, one......

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Reykjanes Peninsula Super Jeep Tour | Lakes, Craters and Lava Fields

Jump aboard this Super Jeep adventure to explore the incredible geological wonders and......

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Volcanic Safari | 6 to 7 Hour ATV Tour

Snatch up this one-of-a-kind opportunity to see the mountains, hills and fields of Iceland from......

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Sightseeing Flight over Reykjavík | Moon Safari

Join this unique scenic flight to see Reykjavík and its gorgeous natural surroundings from high......

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Stopover Tour | Blue Lagoon & the Reykjanes Peninsula

Pack as much into your stopover as possible, with this four-hour excursion from Keflavík......

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1 Full Day ATV Adventure from Reykjavík

1 FULL DAY ATV ADVENTURE HOW MUCH CAN YOU REALLY SEE A DAY? TRUST US, IT'S A LOT! LEAVE......

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1 Full Day Buggy Adventure Tour from Reykjavík

ONE FULL DAY BUGGY ADVENTURE TOUR LEAVE REYKJAVÍK IN YOUR REAR VIEW MIRRORS AND DIVE DEEPER......

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Black Beach Bird-Watching Tour

Embark on a bird-watching adventure out on the open waters, on this two hour RIB boat tour of......

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The 'Hour of Power' | Private Helicopter Tour

Take a power trip with this spectacular helicopter tour exploring some of southwest Iceland's......

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